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Aromatheraphy for Health and Wellbeing View details

During the course you will discover natural remedies and have the opportunity to put this into practice while making a range of skin and cleaning products to your liking. You will recognise how essential oils can help combat colds coughs and skin disease as well as other ailments which will be invaluable for future reference. You will practice mindfulness throughout the course and recognised how this can help improve your overall health and well-being.

Aromatheraphy for Health and Wellbeing View details

This course will introduce a range of massage and relaxation techniques, to be perform and modified while working on each other. A variety of essential oils and mediums will be used to help improve one's health and well-being and build on previous knowledge and understanding.

Art & Craft View details

Each session will have an identified theme students will be working as a group to produce art and craft items that would generate revenue for the ADA

Art & Crafts at The Cube View details

This term we will be focusing on the environment by looking at trees and how they support the environment. We will learn what trees need to stay healthy and how they keep us healthy. Students will create a range of craft items using local recycled wood.

Art and Craft - Seasonal Craft View details

Have fun using a variety of resources and techniques in a friendly and supportive group to develop your creative skills using a mixture of specialist craft materials and everyday items. In addition to experimenting with different forms of embellishment and paper crafting, the course will include: - Decoupage - Card-making - Scrap Booking - Shell Craft - Jewellery - Collage

Art for All View details

Learners will be able to try out different drawing and painting materials such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, pastel, acrylic and watercolour paints, and be introduced to a variety of techniques for using them. In addition to these there will also be a chance to discover working in other mediums such as clay, ceramics and glass in order to gain experience in different forms of expression. Projects will be centred around a particular medium in order to gain knowledge in both materials and techniques, and tasks will be broken down into a step by step approach to help them become achievable for everyone.

Art for Wellbeing View details

Art is a continuous, never-ending process of learning and discovery. Whatever art media you choose to work with, this course endeavours to help students to acquire certain basic skills and practices. Students will be encouraged and supported to develop their choices and to research and source their own subject matter, perhaps choosing to paint in a narrative style, reflecting personal experiences. Students can work from work sheets, printed images and photos. Students will be encouraged to study examples of paintings by both historical and current artists; to both inform and inspire. This course will be a continuation of the previous one, so there will be an opportunity for students to complete unfinished work. Students will be working with coloured drawing and painting media - coloured pencils, pens, coloured inks and water colours. A range of subject matter will be available and students are welcome to bring their own.

Art History: Myths, Legends and Romance in Art and Music View details

Have you ever looked at the painted ceilings in historical houses and struggled to understand the stories they show, or wondered why Orpheus went into the underworld? Myths, legends and romances have been the lifeblood of art and music throughout history. Enjoy this journey though the landscape of literature from ancient to modern times. Hear the tales behind the sculptures and pictures, from the flood stories of ancient Iraq and the bible to Beatrix Potter and Wind in the Willows. Listen to the music, from folk tunes to the symphony orchestra and the operas, music inspired by the stories of the ancient heroes in Greek mythology and the intrigues of the devious gods. Enjoy the golden braid of literature, art and music from different epochs: Babylonian and Egyptian myths. Greek and Roman stories. Bible stories. Dark Ages literature. Arthurian legends. Medieval Romances. Shakespearean tales. Middle Eastern tales. Victorian and 20th century stories in art.

Art History: The 'New Woman' and Art - Women Artists from 1870 - 1930 View details

This lecture explores the art of several women artists who played a significant role in the early developments of modern art, such as Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Sonia Delaunay, and Natalya Goncharova. Their lives and careers will be set in perspective with the concept of "the New Woman". Coined at the very end of the nineteenth century, it referred to the growing number of independent career women. In the art world, more and more women became professional artists and a number of them were at the forefront of artistic innovation.

Art workshop with mixed media View details

Kirsty will take you on a creative journey in a relaxed and supportive environment where you will have the opportunity to explore diverse approaches to creating exciting art works with a focus on still life. We will experiment with lighting, colour. Texture, pattern and composition, studying the work of other artists for inspiration. Create more unusual compositions using photography and Photoshop as tools. Practise acrylic painting techniques, pastels and collage, employing these different materials in an experimental way, in the form of mixed media. You will also be developing your drawing skills, whilst working from life and photographs. We will aim to work as a group, by sharing ideas and experiences, and Kirsty will encourage you to gain confidence in your practise offering any guidance and advise you require. We can accommodate and adapt to any level of experience on this fun art course, all that is required is a willingness to “give it a go”.

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